Co 2018 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin from Megara) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
AgoraXXVI, 649, p. 218 (J. Kroll)
Comparanda
BMCAttica, Megara 44-45, p. 122, pl. XXI:15-16
Preservation comment
Wear: aG. Deeply chipped edge; extensive, moderate pitting and severe fissuring to cracking on both faces.
Axis (1-12
12
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
14.0
Numismatic Mint
Megara
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
2.37
Obverse Description
Laureate head of Apollo to right; within dotted border
Reverse Description
Lyre; all within dotted border
Reverse Inscription
M–E
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2018 (Middle-Late Hellenistic bronze coin from Megara).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2018>